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The China Startup Pulse

By Chinaccelerator

The China Startup Pulse Podcast is an original weekly podcast for anyone interested in understanding China’s innovation, business, and tech landscape. We showcase entrepreneurial stories, present key teachings from thought leaders, and analyze the strategy of the big tech giants. Backed by Chinaccelerator, the first accelerator in Asia, we understand firsthand what it’s like to be an entrepreneur in China — the struggle, the elation, the craziness, and the thrill of success. With that in mind, this podcast offers real, practical, and outside-of-the-box insights. Subscribe to us on your favorite podcast platform!

  1. 1.
    Investigating Live Streaming with Hao Wu, Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker08/23/2019
  2. 2.
    Investing in Interactive Entertainment with Richie Zhu, Partner at Makers Fund08/16/2019
  3. 3.
    Understanding Influencer Marketing in China with Hillary Han, Director of iResearch Training Academy08/09/2019
  4. 4.
    Growth Hacking an Audio Sharing Platform with Tian Sun, Vice President of Business Intelligence Center at Ximalaya App08/02/2019
  5. 5.
    The Making of Airbnb’s China Dream with Sean Pan, Head of China Operations at Airbnb07/19/2019
  6. 6.
    Creating a "Great Place to Work" with Alicia Tung, Chief Operating Officer at Great Place to Work, Greater China07/12/2019
  7. 7.
    Playing to Create a Mentally Healthy World with Enoch Li, Founder of BEARAPY07/04/2019
  8. 8.
    Entering the Realm of Co-working Space in China with Yintao Feng, Founder and CEO of MIXPACE05/17/2019
  1. 9.
    Building a Holistic Ideal Experience for Your Customers with Michael Lai, PhD, Dean of X Academy & Partner at TANG 05/10/2019
  2. 10.
    Burning Your Money; Pitching to the Media; Art of X-thinking Design; 8X8 Speakers Series (4/4) with Maggie Tan, Russell Flannery and Michael Lai04/25/2019
  3. 11.
    8Ps of Entrepreneurship, Your Customer Experience Sucks and Simple is Good; 8X8 Speakers Series (3/4) with Alvin Graylin, Neil Liang and Lucas Englehardt04/18/2019
  4. 12.
    Braving the Winter, Conquering the Fear, Managing the Reality; 8X8 Speakers Series (2/4) with Lu Guo, Jane Lin-Baden and Yintao Feng04/11/2019
  5. 13.
    Know Your Customers, Be Your Own Salesperson, Follow Your Passion; 2019 Spring 8x8 Speaker Series (1/4) with Dirk Eschenbacher, Rhea See and Jaeson Ma04/04/2019
  6. 14.
    Why community matters, even for developers with Ricky Ng-Adam and Frederic Bazin, Co-founders of Coderbunker03/22/2019
  7. 15.
    Behind the Scenes of China Music Industry with Kenny Bloom, 40-year Music Guru and “Zero-man” for Warner in China03/15/2019
  8. 16.
    Live recorded from MWC 2019: China, Copycat, Creator with Yossi Vardi, Israel’s Hi-tech Godfather and Chairman of 4YFN 03/01/2019
  9. 17.
    Reinventing entertainment through social commerce with Greig Charlton, CEO at 247tickets02/21/2019
  10. 18.
    Make yourself visible for exits with Benjamin Joffe, Partner at HAX02/14/2019
  11. 19.
    What Corporate VCs Get Wrong About Startups with Andrew Gaule, CEO of Aimava01/31/2019
  12. 20.
    Tackling the healthcare challenges of the China's aging society with Mark Spitalnik , CEO of China Senior Care01/24/2019
  13. 21.
    How Can Failure Make You Strong; 8X8 Speakers Series (2/2) with Sophie Yao, Gen Kanai, and Prakhar Khanduj (PK)01/17/2019
  14. 22.
    Know Yourself and Be Yourself; 8X8 Speakers Series (1/2) with Dalida Turkovic, Em Roblin and Andrew Schorr01/09/2019
  15. 23.
    China’s Role in 4 Investment Areas with Sean O’Sullivan, Managing General Partner of SOSV01/03/2019
  16. 24.
    How VCs do due diligence: blockchain and priorities with Aly Madhavji and Mansoor Madhavji, Partners of Blockchain Founders Fund12/12/2018
  17. 25.
    How VCs do due diligence: metrics and team with Carman Chan, Founder & Managing Partner of Click Ventures11/29/2018
  18. 26.
    UX Best Practices and Product Localization for Chinese Consumers with Samuel Jesse, Co-Founder of UXSPOT11/21/2018
  19. 27.
    Bridging the gap between China-India startup ecosystems with PK, co-founder of InstaLively and Pulse (Acquired by Hike Messenger) 11/14/2018
  20. 28.
    Managing from Zero to IPO, with Ben Hu, Co-Founder, CTO and Head of Adult English of Liulishuo11/08/2018
  21. 29.
    Leveraging WeChat ecosystem to build a profitable cross-border product with Drew Kirchhoff, Co-Founder and Head of Product of Yoli11/01/2018
  22. 30.
    How China's Media Digitalization Innovates Startups with Philip Beck, Chairman of Dubeta 10/24/2018
  23. 31.
    The Breakthroughs of Voice AI Technologies with Chen Wei, Senior Director and Chief Scientist of Sogou Voice Interaction Technology Centre10/18/2018
  24. 32.
    The rise of Pinduoduo and how it is disrupting Chinese e-commerce with Nicolas du Cray, Partner at Cathay Capital10/10/2018
  25. 33.
    The Growth Story of An Emerging E-Commerce Startup with Lu Guo, Founder of Shopal09/26/2018
  26. 34.
    The Challenges of Chinese Companies Going Global, with Omid Scheybani, Former Global Head of Partnerships and Business Development at ofo09/19/2018
  27. 35.
    The Importance of Mindfulness and how it can improve your business, with Brandon Mehrgut, founder of Shanghai Mindfulness09/13/2018
  28. 36.
    The Initiatives of Business Sustainability in China with Richard Brubaker, Founder of Collective Responsibility and HandsOn China09/05/2018
  29. 37.
    Embrace the New Retail Wave in China with Stephane Monsallier, Founder of Shops of the Future 08/29/2018
  30. 38.
    The Myth of An Early Exit with Bruno Bensaid, Investor and Co-Founder of Shanghaivest08/22/2018
  31. 39.
    Breaking Down Barriers and Establishing a Global Startup Community, with Chen Wang, CEO at Slush China08/17/2018
  32. 40.
    The Rise of Fintech with Wei Hopeman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures08/08/2018
  33. 41.
    Market Localization of the Highest Valued Unicorn with Sam Gellman, First Foreign Employee of Uber China08/01/2018
  34. 42.
    The Golden Rule of WeChat Marketing with the “Ronin of Marketing and Agency Work” Kenneth Cheung, Co-Founder at Actionable Data07/25/2018
  35. 43.
    Principles of Investment with Jörn Helms, Senior Advisor at Bank of Taizhou07/18/2018
  36. 44.
    The Bumps You’ll Run Into on Your Entrepreneurship Journey; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (3/3) with Nishtha Mehta, Ziv Rotenberg, and James Lalonde07/11/2018
  37. 45.
    5 Mistakes Raising Money and How NOT to Run Your Business; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (2/3) with Trevor Owens, Rich Bishop, and Kenneth Cheung07/04/2018
  38. 46.
    The Power of Focus, the Hidden Benefits of a Mid-Life Crisis, and the Importance of Having Fun; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (1/3) with Ilya Cheremnikh, Tim Coghlan, and Curt Shi06/28/2018
  39. 47.
    What is Blockchain and What Does its Future Hold? With Darren Camas, Senior Advisor at Emurgo06/20/2018
  40. 48.
    Building a dockless bikesharing kingdom with Florian Bohnert, head of Global Partnerships for Mobike 06/13/2018
  41. 49.
    Navigating the Pitfalls of being an Aspiring Entrepreneur in China with Mike Burns, Founding Partner of Asia Growth Solutions and Executive Coach06/07/2018
  42. 50.
    Is ICO, the way to go, or too hot for it's own good. We find out with Miranda Tan, CEO and Founder of Robin 805/23/2018
  43. 51.
    Why RISE has helped break down social barriers with Casey Lau, Co-host for the largest tech conference in Asia. 05/17/2018
  44. 52.
    Connecting 1 million entrepreneurs all over the world; with Jan Smejkal, China & APAC Community Director of Startup Grind05/09/2018
  45. 53.
    How to build a Star Trek team with Alan Clayton, Roaming mentor of SOSV05/02/2018
  46. 54.
    How technology is boosting China's creativity industry with Steve Wang, Co-Founder and CPO of Tezign特赞04/18/2018
  47. 55.
    In the eyes of 3 foreigners, China's great changes in the past decade; with Kapil Kane, Geoffrey Handley and Oscar Ramos04/11/2018
  48. 56.
    Creating a perfect marriage between food and technology with Kevin Yu, CEO of Sidechef, a serial tech entrepreneur and a three-time TEDx speaker 04/04/2018
  49. 57.
    Exploring the future of working, learning and living; with Fei Yao, Co-Founder & COO of QLC03/14/2018
  50. 58.
    Driving the next 100 years of Innovation in China with Brian Tam, Founder of Let’s Make Great, a 3x Tedx speaker and creator of PROTO innovation cards 03/07/2018
  51. 59.
    A stepping stone to "maturalize" your ideas before accelerators; with Albert Liang, Founder and CEO of IGENESIIS Group02/28/2018
  52. 60.
    Why we create a community for women in China with Michelle Li, Founder and CEO of Sorority China 02/21/2018
  53. 61.
    One startup, one voice and a huge market! Today we talk about Health Insurtech in China with Sébastien Gaudin, CEO and Co-Founder of the CareVoice02/14/2018
  54. 62.
    How DESIGN helps to validate your business ideas; with Grace Ng, Co-Founder of Lean Startup Machine02/07/2018
  55. 63.
    Startup like a rolling stone; trailblazing within the China music and event industry with Archie Hamilton founder and CEO of Split Works. 12/26/2016
  56. 64.
    How to Startup, Step 1; with Trevor Owens, Co-Founder of The Lean Startup Machine11/20/2016
  57. 65.
    Seeking and Taming the Unicorn Startup; 8x8 Speaker Series (3/3) with Peter Davison and David Chen, Unicorn Investors 10/12/2016
  58. 66.
    Mindful Entrepreneurism and the Unicorn Start-up Fantasy; with Geoffrey Handley, Founding General Partner at China Scot Fund09/28/2016
  59. 67.
    Riding that Bitcoin Wave; with Arthur Hayes, CEO & Co-Founder of Bitmex09/14/2016
  60. 68.
    Artificial Intelligence is Not Intelligent; Wechat Conference series (1/2); with Andrew Schorr, Co-Founder of Grata, and Edaan Getzel, Co-Founder of Rikai Labs09/08/2016
  61. 69.
    Zero to Hero; Wechat Hacks for User Growth; 8X8 Speaker Series (2/3) with Jenny Zhu, Co-Founder of Open Language08/31/2016
  62. 70.
    CopyChina Mobile Payment Solutions; with Tobias Pfütze, Partner at China FinTech08/23/2016
  63. 71.
    Becoming the Superhero Entrepreneur; 8X8 Speaker Series (1/3) with SiokSiok and James Fong, Storytelling Film Makers08/17/2016
  64. 72.
    China Startup Crunch; with Ned Desmond, COO of TechCrunch08/11/2016
  65. 73.
    Throwing Parties For a Living, with Stephane de Montgros, Co-Founder of Riviera Events & The Hotelier Awards07/29/2016
  66. 74.
    Learn By Doing. Fail Faster. Succeed Faster; with Kevin Chen, Co-Founder of Italki07/21/2016
  67. 75.
    "Made in China" to "Made by China", with Jacob Rothman, Founding Partner of Platform8807/15/2016
  68. 76.
    Bitcoin Unchained: Blockchain without the Bitcoin; with Remington Ong, Partner of Fenbushi Capital07/07/2016
  69. 77.
    Coffee, Bagels & Beer Oh My! with David Seminsky, Founder of Sumerian Coffee and Dogtown06/29/2016
  70. 78.
    Digging Under the Great Firewall, Steve Mushero, Co-Fouder of ChinaNetCloud06/15/2016
  71. 79.
    The Solo Bootstrapper, with Ronan Berder, CEO and Founder of Wiredcraft06/01/2016
  72. 80.
    The Hard Thing about Hard (China) Things, TR Harrington, Founder of Darwin Marketing05/25/2016
  73. 81.
    3D Printing a Better World ; with Lucio Pentagna Guimaraes Neto, Founder of XinFab05/19/2016
  74. 82.
    Winning With Attitude; with Jared Turner, Co-Founder of Cinnaswirl05/11/2016
  75. 83.
    Marketplace Lending in China; with Dr. Tharon Smith, Managing Director of Lendit China05/04/2016
  76. 84.
    China’s Bitcoin Obsession; with Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCC04/27/2016
  77. 85.
    Advertising the China Movement, with Milo Chao, Chief Strategy Officer at TBWA04/19/2016
  78. 86.
    Starting Up: It's A Marathon; with Greg Nance, founder of Dyad04/13/2016
  79. 87.
    China's Legal Landscape for Startups, with Benjamin Qiu, Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP04/05/2016
  80. 88.
    Inside China's Tech World, with Dr. Lu Gang, founder of Technode 03/30/2016
  81. 89.
    Crowdsourcing, co-founders and the first Chinese start-up to be accepted to Y-Combinator.03/25/2016
  82. 90.
    Investing in Humanity - with Sean O'Sullivan, Managing Director of SOSV the Accelerator VC03/15/2016
  83. 91.
    Power networking with female founder and future leader - Stephany Zoo03/08/2016
  84. 92.
    Cocktails, coding and coaching - How to run a sucessful IT business in China.02/25/2016
  85. 93.
    Digital Marketing in China - going beyond WeChat02/13/2016
  86. 94.
    Who needs a plan when you've got a big bag of hustle?!02/04/2016
  87. 95.
    "Maker to Market" - China's spin on the maker movement, with the legendary David Li01/26/2016
  88. 96.
    In with the Old, Out with the New! With guest Bunny Yan, founder and CEO of Squirrelz. 01/18/2016
  89. 97.
    The elusive secret to creating killer content with Willie Chou, Co-founder and CEO of NeoNan.com01/12/2016
  90. 98.
    Raising a startup in China with mom-trepreneur Hong Cheng, Founder and CEO of Uparenting01/05/2016
  91. 99.
    Is the Holy Grail of marketing simply not marketing at all? This and more with world class word-of-mouth marketing expert Sina Farzaneh.12/22/2015
  92. 100.
    Raising an entrepreneur regardless of gender, with podcast superstar Jenny Zhu12/16/2015
  93. 101.
    From mini golf to Kickstarter - the power of storytelling; with serial entrepreneur Joe Constanty12/08/2015
  94. 102.
    The Great Wall of “guanxi” – Doing business the Chinese way with serial entrepreneur Alvin Wang Graylin12/03/2015
  95. 103.
    China’s mobile revolution with Justin Mallen, Founder & CEO of Silk Road Technologies11/24/2015
  96. 104.
    How to enter China – Everything about China’s startup ecosystem and VC scene with William Bao Bean of SOSV & Chinaccelerator11/19/2015
  97. 105.
    Hiring and retaining talent, enterprise selling, and data science (big data 2.0)11/13/2015
  98. 106.
    Work 3.0, the secret sauce behind a successful co-working space, and discussing the differing ecosystems across the PRC, with Bob Zheng, founder and CEO of People Squared11/03/2015
  99. 107.
    Banking on startups in China. We discuss Silicon Valley Bank's entry into China, internet banks, and the option of venture debt vs equity financing with Arman Zand founding partner at Red Lion Capital10/28/2015
  100. 108.
    Brewing up an F&B empire; going local and ever evolving with our guest Lee Tseng, founder of Boxing Cat Brewery and Liquid Laundry10/20/2015
  101. 109.
    Dragons in the East, WeChat, and cutting through red tape with guest Andrew Schorr, founder of Grata.10/14/2015
  102. 110.
    China, Volcanos, Sharks and Startups with guest Phillip Beck09/21/2015

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